West Bengal Advocate General SN Mookherjee resigned from the office on Friday without assigning any reasons for his decision. .Confirming the development to Bar & Bench, Mookerjee said, "I have just put in my resignation. My letter of resignation also does not specify any reason for my decision."Mookherjee was appointed as the AG on September 15, 2021 and has since been defending the West Bengal government in the High Court. .Mookherjee was born on January 4, 1961 in Cuttack, Odisha. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in the Law Tripos course - a program taught from an academic rather than a vocational perspective - from Churchill College, University of Cambridge in 1985. He also holds a B.Sc. Honours (Economics) degree from Presidency College, Kolkata.He was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, London in 1986 and was also awarded the Brian Walters Prize in Local Government and Planning at the UK Bar Examinations. He enrolled as an advocate with the West Bengal State Bar Council on August 8, 1985 and was designated as a Senior Advocate on September 5, 2003, at the age of 42 years..He commenced his practice initially on the Original Side of the Calcutta High Court and has also appeared before the Supreme Court of India and other High Courts across the country, as well as the erstwhile Company Law Board, the National Company Law Tribunal and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal.Mookherjee's areas of expertise include maritime laws, company law (with special focus on shareholders’ disputes and oppression and mismanagement cases), intellectual property laws, and corporate insolvency laws - both during the Companies Act, 1956 regime and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 regime.